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is. the sale of "the washington post" is a tricky matter for the si single reason it is an original source of knowing what you and i should know about. and that's "hardball" for now. thanks for being with us. "all in with chris hayes" starts right now. >>> good evening from new york. i am in for are the great chris hayes. tonight on "all in" the sale of "the washington post" yesterday to billionaire jeff besos. i have thoughts and even feelings about all this since i actually work there. that is coming up. also tonight president obama makes a return to phoenix to talk about the great american dream of owning your own home. i submit homeownership isn't for everybody. it shouldn't be tax deductible. but first, did anything really interesting happen where you worked yesterday? >> the "the post" has been sold to jeff besos. >> every graham, not the only everybody but at the top of "the washington post" company had the same reaction when they started to think about the possibility which was great surprise. it was good for "the post. "we knew we could keep "the post" alive. our aspiration
. >>> as dawn broke on washington, d.c., 50 years ago today, no one knew what to expect. dr. martin luther king, junior had been up most of the night in his room writing and rewriting the speech he was to give that day, though the most sub lime passage would never appear on that page. the earliest press reports that morning suggested that only about 25,000 people would show up. organizers of the march on washington for jobs and freedom were nervous. putting out fires, working behind the scenes to keep the collision behind the march in tact and preparing to channel the sea of humanity that they hoped to call forth. and then the buses and the trains came, and the people came with them by the thousands. and by that afternoon, more than 200,000 people, black and white spread out before the shadow of the great emancipator, disciplined and skeweding the spirit of solidarity. they listened to speakers one by one who called the nation to meet the demands that justice placed upon it, and about 2:40 in the afternoon, the last speaker rose to the lectern. some fretted the tv cameras would be gone by the t
jeff bezos. >> everybody at the top of the "washington post" company had the same reaction when we first started to think about the possibility, which was great surprise. the reason we started to think about it is the point of our ownership was it was always supposed to be good for the post. we knew we could keep the post alive. we knew it could survive. but our aspirations for the most have always been hired by that. so we went to see if we could find a buyer. i have spent 42 years of my life working in this building. basically all of my working career. and i'm really devoted to its future and success. >> that's don graham. don graham is the grandson of eugene meyer, who bought the "washington post" in 1933. he's the son of -- he now runs the "washington post" company. he loves the company. he's an amazing, amazing leader. that's don graham saying he's selling the newspaper his family built to amazon founder jeff bezos and he's doing it. he's doing it because he thinks it is necessary for the institution to thrive because the business model that was built around that paper, around
, that change does not come from washington. but to washington. that change has always been built on our willingness, we, the people, to take on the mantle of citizenship. you are marching. and that is the lesson of our past. that is the promise of tomorrow. governor martin o'malley, democrat from maryland. and congresswoman marsha fudge, democrat from ohio and the chair of the congressional black caucus. thank you both for coming on tonight. >> thank you. >> thank you for having me. >> governor o'malley, a powerful day, first of all. >> it was tremendous. >> and there is work to do. >> absolutely. and a lot of this work is happening in states and sadly some of the examples are states that are going backwards. but there's other states like my own state of maryland where even in this recession, we've done the things that advance the cause of justice that are also good for creating jobs. we were named by the u.s. chamber number one for innovation and entrepreneurship and we also have the highest minority business goals. highest womens -- number of women-owned firms starting new business. t
memorial in washington, d.c., where we all try to advance the dream. >>> good evening from new york. i'm chris hayes. tonight on "all in," as the struggle for low-wage employees continues, fast food worker strikes demanding higher wages spread across the country. my guess tonight is the former ceo of mcdonald's, who says raising the minimum wage will kill jobs. i disagree, and that's coming up. >>> also tonight, this weekend we commemorate the 50th anniversary on the civil rights march on washington. tonight, a look at a half century of racial progress. how far we have come and how far we have yet to go. >>> but we begin tonight with president obama, who just a few hours ago completed the last of four speeches in two days about something that is increasing the source of high anxiety for middle class families, the cost of higher education. >> over the last three decades, the cost of higher education has gone up 260% at a time when family incomes have gone up about 16%. >> the president may have been slightly understating just how bad it is. while the cost of a private non-profit four-ye
with a predictably defensive editorial by mayor michael bloomberg in the "washington post" in which the mayor took turns defending stop and fricsk and attacking the "washington post," itself, and others were criticizing the practice saying "the men and women who protect our city from criminals and terrorists deserve better than to have their integrity impugned in a courtroom or a newspaper especially when the facts are so clearly on their side." even today speaking at a press conference, touting the largest gun seizure in new york history, both men looked to play up the role of stop and frisk in getting guns off the street. >> wiretap conversations from this investigation show that one of the gun traffickers' biggest concerns was stop, question, frisk. >> campbell didn't want to risk it being found by new york police and is heard saying, "yeah. i'm in charlotte now. i can't take them to my house, to my side of town, in brownsville. we got, like, watchamacallit, stop and frisk. >> mayor bloomberg and commissioner kelly doubling down and repeating the same statements again and again over stop and fr
washington, d.c., i'm ezra klein in for the terrific chris hayes, tonight on all in, the cold war may be over, but it doesn't feel like it's all that over. it's getting chilly actually. from the edward snowden situation to russia's treatment of gays and lesbians, u.s./russia relationship is on the rocks. >>> we're learning about another terror plot that was foiled. what do new york city and detroit have in common? bankruptcy. all that is ahead. do you remember this little hot mic slip during the election. >> this is my last election. >> yeah. >> after my election, i have more flexibility. >> i will transmit this information. it is such a great line. and people thought at the time, it was a big scandal. people thought they knew what it meant. president obama was secretly telling dmitri medvedev to ignore all the election year politics, it's just politics. after that, the u.s. and russia could be great friends. maybe that wasn't it, maybe the flexibility he was speaking about was a great insult. a yo mama joke, perhaps, that would better explain what has happened since. relations are deteriorat
, from washington. i'm ezra klein sitting in for the one and the only christopher l. hayes. tonight on "all in" nuclear states, russia and the u.s., own 94% of the world's nuclear weapons. yes, 94% was that number. which makes this current spat a bit more tense, right? >>> also tonight the fight over obama care takes a recess. the summer of the angry anti-obama care town hall is back. but unlike last time this story played out, it is republicans who are feeling the heat. >>> plus why the federal government needs to rethink the science around medical marijuana. all that is ahead. >>> but tonight we begin with the u.s. and russia relations in a downward and dangerous spiral. today white house spokesperson jay carney spent most of his daily briefing fielding questions about russia. the president announced a rare news conference for tomorrow. we expect he will answer a flood of questions about the increasingly chilly relations between the two countries. now, when you hear the u.s. and russia are bickering, when you hear their relationship is deteriorating or on the rocks, i want you to
helped commemorate the 50th anniversary of the march on washington for jobs and freedom was back in atlanta today and there he reportedly saw on televisions strikes outside fast food restaurants across the country. john lewis then went and joined one of those picket lines in atlanta. >> i do not understand how people survive. >> right. >> when they're -- >> yes, sir. >> in a country like ours, we can do much better. sometimes we're too quiet. >> you're right. >> sometime you have to find a way to make a way out of no way. sometimes you have to find a way to get in the way. >> to find a way to get in the way. the average employee at a fast food restaurant in this country makes $8.94 per hour. we talked about repeatedly on this show, spoken with workers here in this studio, they tell us that is not enough. today an industry that had never been faced a large-scale strike had its workers walk out in 60 cities in 1,000 stores across the country. the largest such strike of its kind. these workers are demanding a raise to $15 an hour and right john lewis then went and joined one of thos
miklashevski. joining me now, congressman jim mcdermott from washington state, par of the bipartisan movement that wants congress to vote before any action in syria. congressman, what was your reaction to john kerry's statements today? >> well, it sounds very much like iraq. we've got the drumbeat of war, and we're giving the -- they're giving us the bums rush that everything is all in line and everything is perfect. i remember colin powell going to the united nations and telling us the very same sort of thing. they knew everything. and you can see what we got out of iraq. i actually remember the attacks that bill clinton made on sudan and afghanistan back in 1995. those were also told that we were going to hit a munitions factory where they were making weapons of mass destruction, and we are rushing too fast. the congress should be brought in. we should all be made aware of what's going on. it should not be the president acting unilaterally. it is not his army. it is the army of the united states of america, and we are the ones who are sending them to war and we should vote to do it and take
, and the strong ties between the pentagon and egyptian army, little doubt washington's strongest support is for the generals. >> let me stop you there. that, to me, is what's so interesting about this entire conversation. obviously the american government was allied with mubarak for years. millions of dollars in aid. if you were to say to me egyptians are angry because the u.s. government is too closely aligned with the egyptian military or closely aligned with mubarak, i understand. the notion that america of all cases, prosecuting a global war against terror, jihadis, extremists of all islamic varieties across the world for ten years, people would think they were in bed with the muslim brotherhood. i would not believe you. >> i mean, look, while morsi was in power, there was a relationship, of course, with the obama administration and the muslim brotherhood. we saw hamid morsi deal well in the eyes of the united states with israel's assault on gaza in november and he was hailed for his role in that. and subsequently after that, he issued a constitutional declaration which gave wide-rea
legend. denzel washington is in a movie, he wants you to know he means what he says. denzel making guarantees. >> she'll be here, i guarantee you. >> i can guarantee you that i will see to it that harper does not ignore that. >> i'm going to find out the truth, i guarantee that. >> it's become such a catch phrase for denzel, even fellow celebs can't resist busting out in an impersonation. >> don't matter if i'm on this case or not, i'm going to find out the truth, i guarantee it. >> denzel's new movie features his compulsion for promises he backs up. >> it ain't down there, i can guarantee you that. >>> someone like senator paul and others in that isolationist wing, the republicans had this debate back in the 1930s when you had the isolationists and the lindberghs who said, we should appease hitler. then the anti-war movement blamed america first. i'm afraid that's what senator paul is going to do with us. >> oh, he and went there, all right. invoking hitler while taking a swipe at rand paul of kentucky right now, the party's political ambitions are going through a game of throwns
, it was a kind of hostage taking mentality that's coming about. >> that's why i live in washington, i love that kind of thing. the problem with the government shut down fight, the republicans are the party of less government. if the government stops doing things, people are going to get upset. i live in d.c., they won't look after parking, i'm excited about that. but they hold political parties accountable. the other thing with the government shutdown. senator lee is talking about the resolution, the funding of the government this is going to run up against another debt limit debate. that takes on a whole other character, when we talk about that, to the american public, people who aren't sitting in washington, d.c., watching this every second as it goes by, these two mean the same thing, even though there's two different battles. for republicans and democrats who are trying to iron out these problems here in washington. they're going to be thinking ten steps ahead, rather than this one. which is linear thinking on the obama care strategy. >> it does seem to me that the approach to negotiat
guardian" newspaper. and senior correspondent and associate editor at the "washington post" and also the author of "little america: the war within the war for afghanistan." thank you for joining me tonight. >> good to be here. >> what do we know about the p actual projection capability of al qaeda in the arabian peninsula. before this week, before tonight, what did we think their capacity to actually mount an attack? how far did that extend? does it actually extend here? or is it more local capacity? >> well, certainly the bulk of their attacks have taken place in the arabian peninsula, in saudi arabia. but they certainly do possess the ability to strike beyond that. other countries in the persian gulf and as mark was noting to you a little earlier, they certainly have tried, ezra, to strike even further, obviously trying to bring down that christmas day 2009 jet liner headed into detroit. and so they certainly have much broader ambitions than simply the arabian peninsula, but it is that area and north africa where they are believed to have the greatest network, the greatest ability
washington is in a movie, he wants you to know he means what he says. denzel making guarantees. >> she'll be here, i guarantee you. >> i can guarantee you that i will see to it that harper does not ignore that. >> i'm going to find out the truth, i guarantee that. >> it's become such a catch phrase for denzel, even fellow celebs can't resist busting out in an impersonation. >> don't matter if i'm on this case or not, i'm going to find out the truth, i guarantee it. >> denzel's new movie features his compulsion for promises he backs up. >> it ain't down there, i can guarantee you that. you're not just looking for a house. you're looking for a place for your life to happen. thto fight chronic. osteoarthritis pain. to fight chronic low back pain. to take action. to take the next step. today, you will know you did something for your pain. cymbalta can help. cymbalta is a pain reliever fda-approved to manage chronic musculoskeletal pain. one non-narcotic pill a day, every day, can help reduce this pain. tell your doctor right away if your mood worsens, you have unusual changes in mood or be
today, a guaranteed hollywood legend. denzel washington is in a movie, he wants you to know he means what he says. denzel making guarantees. >> she'll be here, i guarantee you. >> i can guarantee you that i will see to it that harper does not ignore that. >> i'm going to find out the truth, i guarantee that. >> it's become such a catch phrase for denzel, even fellow celebs can't resist busting out in an impersonation. >> don't matter if i'm on this case or not, i'm going to find out the truth, i guarantee it. >> denzel's new movie features his compulsion for promises he backs up. >> it ain't down there, i can guarantee you that. right now, seven years of music is being streamed. a quarter million tweeters are tweeting. and 900 million dollars are changing hands online. that's why the internet needs a new kind of server. one that's 80% smaller. uses 89% less energy. and costs 77% less. it's called hp moonshot. and it's giving the internet the room it needs to grow. this ...is going to be big. it's time to build a better enterprise. together. [ metal rattling ] ♪ hello? boo! i am
court in washington had previously held that texas failed to meet its burden of proving its redistricting plans and voter i.d. law were not discriminatory. but that was set aside when the supreme court gutted a key section of the voting rights act leaving texas governor rick perry at liberty to implement the strict photo i.d. law. with today's action, attorney general holder is fighting back under another section of the voting rights act which still stands. meanwhile, states of arizona and kansas are suing the federal government to allow those states to go ahead with their plans to demand proof of citizenship in order to register to vote. they've been stopped from doing so by another supreme court ruling, though in that same ruling the court did say that states could sue the federal government over the issue. which is what they announced they're doing today. georgia and alabama are also affected by that same supreme court ruling, so today alone, voting rights in five states are in direct play because of various lawsuits, and that's not all. today brought an absolutely remark
machine for a triumphant return to washington in the never-ending west to defund and destroy obama care. >>> plus a texas megachurch where ministers push faith healing over vaccinations is now at the epicenter of a measles outbreak. why science is being ignored and kids are now paying the price. all that ahead. >>> but we begin tonight with the drumbeat for u.s. military strikes against sere wra. in just the last 24 hours since we last talked to you, a consensus among the united states and its allies has hardened remarkably quickly and it is apparent there will be military action against syria possibly by the end of the week. >> there's no doubt who is responsible for this heinous use of chemical weapons in syria. the syrian regime. the president believes, and i believe, that those who use chemical weapons against defenseless men, women and children, should and must be held accountable. >> that was, of course, vice president joe biden, who used a previously scheduled speech before the american legion to make those remarks. at the white house, spokesman jay carney was in day two of setti
unpopular incumbent, and the reasons are, number one, he's been in washington forever. and that gets to you eventually, especially these days in a time when people have an absolutely sulfurous attitude toward washington and everything about it. number two, mcconnell has tried to have it both ways. some of the time he's talked about how he's brought projects and money and funding back to kentucky. in recent years, he's been sort of putting up his hands and shouting no at every project. he's kind of caught between the two. the third fact which is he's an insider and everybody knows it. >> that's what's so fascinating. he's caught -- the "huffington post" did this amazing 10,000-word piece about mitch mcconnell's history in the state. you see a guy, on the ground in kentucky, was good at bringing home the bacon. he was kind of a classic southern insider, i'll get you the pet projects you need, i'll bring back the federal dollars. now he's living in the tea party era where there's become an athema. how seriously are they taking this primary challenge? >> they're taking it seriously. if christin
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